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  • Song In Time Of Waiting
    Because the days are long for you and me,
    I make this song to lighten their slow time,
    So that the weary waiting fruitful be
    Or blossomed only by my limping rhyme. ...
  • Sonnets On Separation Iv
    Lovers that drug themselves for ecstasy
    Seek love too closely in an overdose,
    When the sweet spasm turns to agony
    And the quick limbs are still and the eyes close. ...
  • Sonnets On Separation I
    The time shall be, old Wisdom says, when you
    Shall grow awrinkled and I, indifferent,
    Shall no more follow the light steps I knew
    Or trace you, finding out the way you went, ...
  • The Pursuit Of Daphne
    Daphne is running, running through the grass,
    The long stalks whip her ankles as she goes.
    I saw the nymph, the god, I saw them pass
    And how a mounting flush of tender rose ...
  • Song: The Weed
    My mother told me this for true
    That there behind the mountains,
    That wear the mists about their feet
    And clouds about their summits, ...
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Emily Dickinson Poem
How much of Source escapes with thee'
 by Emily Dickinson


How much of Source escapes with thee-
How chief thy sessions be-
For thou hast borne a universe
Entirely away.


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